Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries: 1858, BCCI_Report_1858, English

Description :

The report petitions for Parliamentary abolition of the East India Company. In addition, most notably, we can find discussions on trade with Rangoon, the state of the canals, the P & O Company, telegraph services of Madras, licensed pilot systems, stocks, revenue charges, overbalances, mortality of coolies shipped to the West Indies, discontinuation of the statement on sales and stocks, trade of China, etc. For the first time, the Committtee mentions the Rebellion of 1857 and records how many heroes have fallen and been wounded.

Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries: 1858
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1858
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1858.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1858_001 to BCCI_Report_1858_099
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1858_001 to BCCI_Report_1858_099
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1858
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1858 yearly report
Date(s) : 1858
Extent (Pagination) : 1 - 52, Appendices: I - cxxvii
Volume and issue number : 1858 yearly report
Medium of copies : Photographed digital images [24 bit, 400 dpi, uncompressed, colour, Tiff]
Medium of original material : Paper, printed in black and white
Creator(s) - Author(s) : BCCI Committee headed by D. Mackinlay, President
Publisher : F Carbery Bengal Military Orphan Press
Subject : Half-yearly financial report of the BCC&I, Economics, Finance, Colonial history, Calcutta under the British
Physical Condition : yellowish pages, some oversized pages are brittle, overall good
No of Leaves : 94 + 4 coloured pages + covers + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 15 x 23.4 x 1.9
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 14 x 22.5 x 1
Note on item : The report contains a few oversized pages. Pages stuck together and improperly aligned in BCCI_Report_1858_094.
Languages of material : English
Scripts of material : Roman
Contributor(s) - Owners of the original material : The Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries
Creator(s) of digital copy : Arnab + Aki + Sujata + Amritesh
Catalogued by : Soumashree
Date(s) of the digital copy : January 29, 2014
Place where copy was made : SCTR, JU, Kolkata
Present storage location : BCC&I Kolkata
Software : Canon EOS Utility , Adobe Lightroom 5
Hardware : Canon EOS 60D
Keywords : Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Trade Records, Colonial Trade Records, Imperial Trade Records, British Trade Records in Kolkata, British Raj in Kolkata.